Posts by MarionBlack 226
March 25, 2019
We see so many scam attempts that we've almost become immune to them. But this one is so good, it scares me. I'm sure you're all familiar with the typical inheritance scam which looks so phony you just laugh it off. Poor English, lots of typos and spelling errors. How could anyone take it seriously?This one is different First the envelope: it's neatly typed and, instead of a stamp, it bears an official-looking mark from Canada Post."Now, who do I know in Canada? Not a lot of people. It looks of
January 14, 2019
My granddaughter, Sierra, now has her own YouTube channel (FamilyFun) and is doing product reviews. She's 7 years old. This is her first video and I'm her first subscriber. Monster High Creepy Cool Microphone Toy Review 14-01-2019She's going to go a long way and Grandma couldn't be more proud.
Working from Home Survey As you know, I create video tutorials and courses, and I need your help to narrow down the subject of my next course/video. I would really appreciate it if you could answer the following questions, either in the comments below or via private message. What is your biggest problem with working from home? Why would it make a difference in your life to get a good answer for this problem or find a solution for your need? (Details, please.) How difficult has it been for you t
December 06, 2018
WordPress 5.0 is Here There's a new version of WordPress which incorporates the Blockeditor. It's a new way of adding and editing your content.I love it.The WordPress YouTube channel have published a little 1 minute video for your entertainment at YouTubeBefore You UpdatePlease follow these steps:Don't panic.Backup your website using FTP and/or a good plugin such as WP Clone or Updraft PlusSave the files on your computer, not the server.Install and activate Classic Editor plugin in case you don
New Target Date for WordPress 5.0 (Gutenberg)The WordPress core team have announced that WordPress 5.0, which incorporates the block editor, code named Gutenberg, is scheduled to be released on December 6th. This is based on the testing, stability and reports on the first two release candidates. A third release candidate is now available for download and testing.A release candidate is a version of the software that, subject to testing, could be the actual release version. It's like saying "this
Do You Need the Classic Editor Plugin? YES! When WordPress 5.0 is released later this month (or perhaps in January next year) the blocks editor (Gutenberg) will be the default way to create and edit posts. The Classic Editor plugin provides a way to use the classic editor we've become used to as a personal choice for all new and existing content. Or, by tweaking the setting as I show in this video we can make a choice between the blocks editor and the classic editor on a post by post basis.Gute
November 15, 2018
Don't let this happen to youIn the last few days I have seen reports of websites being hacked with new users being added with administration rights.The issue was caused by a flaw in the GDPR Compliance plugin. The flaw was rectified very quickly and an update to the plugin is now available. But it's up to you as the website owner to update your plugins. To check if your site has been hacked go to Settings > General and make sure there's no tick in the Membership box for "Anyone can register"
Don't PanicI've seen some misinformation on the internet with people fearing that the upcoming major update to WordPress will break people's websites. This is not the case.Even after the change to the blocks editor your site will look and work exactly as it does now. The difference will only be in the way that you create new content and edit the old stuff.As you know, WordPress converts your new content to static HTML. The HTML for your old content will not be changed when WordPress updates to
WordPress 5.0 release date has been postponed to 27th November, 2018. You can read all about the reasons why at The simple reason is that the new editor is not yet ready for production.If they have to postpone it again then it won't be released before January 2019 as December is always a very busy month for everyone. It's not a good time to release something as huge as a new editor when people are busy with running their businesses.New ThemeThe good news is that the beta version o
UpdateProblem has been resolved. This issue was with my browser not the theme.Read the full story at Weaver Xtreme Support ForumOut of the box, Weaver Xtreme theme may not look as pretty as some. But it's the most versatile free theme I've discovered since I started creating websites way back when. When using Weaver Xtreme, you too can make your website look exactly the way you want.When you install Weaver Xtreme you'll discover that there's a lot of subthemes to choose from. My personal prefer